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Address: Intercoastal Channel Marker 60, FL
Phone Number: +1 239-283-2278
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Description: Cabbage Key is a 100 acre island located five miles off of Pine Island, FL...
Cabbage Key is a 100 acre island located five miles off of Pine Island, FL in the Pine Island Sound. The Inn, built in the 1940's by the family of Mary Roberts Rinehart, now houses our famous Restaurant & Dollar Bill Bar and six guest rooms. The rooms in the Inn are all different with old Florida charm - they do not have TVs, phones, or refrigerators. We have seven cottages on the island, ranging from a 1 bedroom/1 bath cottage to 3 bedroom/3 bath waterfront units. All cottages have refrigerators, televisions (no cable) and coffee makers, some units have full kitchens. Our restaurant is open seven days a week and serves breakfast, lunch & dinner. If you want to relax on a beach...we do not have one here. But, Cayo Costa is a close kayak or boat ride away. This is a great retreat to discover "Old Florida", relax with a book, fish from our docks & watch the boats go by.
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The look of old Florida

High points of island a 5000 year old shell mound. Quaint houses for the very few residents and a funky restaurant with good food

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

High points of island a 5000 year old shell mound. Quaint houses for the very few residents and a funky restaurant with good food

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

The Calusa Indians were the original inhabitants of Cabbage Key. The Island was then developed by the family of Mary Roberts Rinehart in the 1940's. We have seven cottages on the Island and six rooms in our Inn that we rent on a nightly basis. Our restaurant is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Hope you... More 

Florida
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118 reviews 118 reviews
11 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

We were anchored nearby and took dinghys over to Cabbage Key for beers late in the afternoon. Contrary to the crowds we've seen at mid-day, there were very few folks there. You can see on approach that it is a beautiful spot. Everything about it makes it unique. The beers & service were good - We look forward to many... More 

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

We are happy to hear your visit was enjoyable! Late afternoon is a great time to visit Cabbage Key. Hope you can dinghy over again soon! More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

took the king fisher fleet boat ride from fisherman's village in Punta Gorda to cabbage key, capt. and mate great, loaded with info about charlotte harbor and key,2 1/2 hour ride down Charlotte Harbor to Cabbage Key...fun trip...cabbage key itself is old Florida...always had fun there when I had my own boat..dollar bills cover all the walls , celling's etc.... More 

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write about your recent trip to Cabbage Key on the Kingfisher. It sounds like you had a great boat ride over and really enjoyed your visit on the Key. Hope you can make it back here soon! More 

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4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Boat trip out was fun but liked useppa a lot more. Bar is unique and very pretty island but there are other island day trips that were more fun and better food and scenery.

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cabbage_key, Public Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. That's the beauty of our area, each Island or Destination has it's own character and charm. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Sauk City, Wisconsin, United States
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We stopped here as a break for lunch when we were on a fishing charter. We found the restaurant here quite interesting and liked reading the placemat about the history. The waitresses t-shirts with the answers to the most asked questions, the dollar bills on the wall, and the nostalgic resort atmosphere all lent themselves to make our dining experience... More 

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are happy you stopped in for lunch. It seems like you had a nice experience and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is one of our favorite places to boat to in SWFL. We try and make it up there once or twice a year for lunch. The service is great and the food is wonderful, especially if you like Stone Crabs and they happen to be in season when you go there! Between all the beautiful flowers, Floyd the white... More 

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words, we are glad to have you as regular guests! Yes, October 15th is just around the corner and we are looking forward to having Stone Crab back in season. We look forward to seeing you on your next visit! More 

Mahwah, New Jersey, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The trip was smooth and fun! We saw Dolphins both on the way and when we were returning. The crew was very courteous and knowledgable about the history and what to do when on the island. My wife and I had a great lunch with Floyd, the bird.

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Sounds like you had a great trip over to Cabbage Key. We are happy you enjoyed your lunch and Floyd's company. Floyd has been on Cabbage Key for many years and we enjoy having him here. Thank You for taking the time to send your review, we hop to see you again soon! More 

Dallas
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509 reviews 509 reviews
30 attraction reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My hubby and I have been to Cabbage Key a few times before and this trip validated our love of the trip. We had a nice boat trip over from the Fisher's Village in Punta Gorda. It was 3 hours over and 3 hours back with a beach drop off and pick up each way. The drinks at the restaurant... More 

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are happy you enjoyed your day here. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Alexandria, VA
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217 reviews 217 reviews
109 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Cabbage Key is easy mooring and has a welcoming bar and restaurant. It's very laid back (Jimmy Buffett visited in the old days, but despite eating cheeseburgers here, the rumor that the song was penned on Cabbage Key, is just that). The house drink is delicious, and while this was a short stop for us late in the afternoon, they... More 

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we are always happy when our guests enjoy a visit to Cabbage Key. Yes, the Cabbage Creeper is a nice ending to a great day on the water. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014 via mobile

We went out to Cabbage key on Captive cruises, nice trip on a comfortable boat. Since one of our party was disabled, they sent a golf cart down to pick him up, it is equipped to handle a wheelchair. The restaurant on Cabbage key is fun and the interior is papered with dollar bills. You write your name on one... More 

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cabbage_key, Guest Relations Manager at Cabbage Key, responded to this review

It is great to hear that you and your party had a nice visit to Cabbage Key. I am happy to hear that your friend was able to utilize our accessible golf cart. If you call the main Cabbage Key number when you enter the channel, a member of our team will drive down to the dock and give a... More 

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